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Name: Mohan Munasinghe
Member Since: March 24th, 2006
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Biography:

International Advisory Board

The Encyclopedia of Earth

Prof. Mohan Munasinghe has postgraduate degrees in physics, engineering and economics, from Cambridge University (UK), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), McGill University (Canada), and Concordia University (Canada). Presently, he is Chairman, Munasinghe Institute of Development (MIND); Vice Chair, U.N. U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Geneva; Energy Advisor to the Govt. of Sri Lanka; and Visiting Professor, United Nations Univ., Tokyo. Highlights of over 35 years of distinguished public service include working as the Senior Energy Advisor to the President of Sri Lanka (1982-87), and Advisor to the US President's Council on Environmental Quality (1990-92). Until 2002, he served in the World Bank as a Senior Manager and Senior Advisor on Sustainable Development. He has won a number of international prizes and medals for his research, and authored over 85 books and three hundred technical papers on sustainable development, environment, information technology, energy, water resources, transport, and economics. He is a Fellow of many internationally recognized Academies of Science, and serves on the editorial boards of over a dozen international journals. He has taught in major universities in Canada, India, Sri Lanka, UK and USA.

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